September 22: Day of the Week
September 22, 2020 is the 266th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 100 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mardi.
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Here’s the September calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Virgo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Sapphire is the modern birthstone for this month. Agate is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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September 22: This Day in History
It is frequently the day of the Autumnal Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the day of the Vernal Equinox in the Southern Hemisphere.
September 22 Historical Event(s)
- 1692Last people hanged for witchcraft in Britain’s North American colonies.
- 1784Russia establishes a colony at Kodiak, Alaska.
- 1823Joseph Smith, Jr. states he found the Golden plates on this date after being directed by God through the Angel Moroni to the place where they were buried.
- 1869Richard Wagner’s opera Das Rheingold premieres in Munich.
- 1888The first issue of National Geographic Magazine is published.
- 1908The independence of Bulgaria is proclaimed.
- 1939Joint victory parade of Wehrmacht and Red Army in Brest-Litovsk at the end of the Invasion of Poland.
- 1955In the United Kingdom, the television channel ITV goes live for the first time.
- 1994the Nordhordland Bridge was opened across the Salhusfjorden between Klauvaneset and Flatøy in Hordaland, Norway. It has no lateral anchorage because of the depth of Salhusfjorden.
- 1995An E-3B AWACS crashes outside Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska after multiple bird strikes to two of the four engines soon after takeoff; all 24 on board are killed.
Who were born on September 22?
- 1606Li Zicheng, emperor of China (d. 1645)
- 1920Eric Baker, British human rights activist (d. 1976)
- 1928Eric Broadley, MBE, British automotive engineer (Lola Cars)
- 1931Fay Weldon, British feminist author, essayist and playwright
- 1936Maurice Evans, English footballer and manager (d. 2000)
- 1961Bonnie Hunt, American actress
- 1977Paul Sculthorpe, English rugby league footballer
- 1982Billie Piper, English singer and actress
- 1984Laura Vandervoort, Canadian actress
- 1987Stefan Denifl, Professional cyclist
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